Marriott International is making 2011 a great year to hold a meeting by extending its popular promotion, Marriott’s Meetings Matter. To participate, meeting planners must book a meeting between January 1, 2011 and March 31, 2011 and hold it between January 1, 2011 and September 30, 2011. Any group booking of 50 paid cumulative room nights* or more, at more than 1,200 participating JW Marriott Hotels, Autograph Collection, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, and Courtyard by Marriott locations receives:
- One complimentary guest room for every 35 rooms actualized
- 35 percent attrition rate
- Up to 150,000 total Marriott Rewards points for registered members
- Additionally, groups with at least 100 paid cumulative paid room nights receive a two percent rebate off the master bill
Marriott Rewards members who plan meetings or events at participating brands have two ways to earn bonus points and there is no guest room requirement to earn the bonus points.
Marriott Rewards members can earn double or triple points at the following brands: JW Marriott Hotels, Autograph Collection, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, and Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites, and Marriott Vacation Club International. Meeting planners must be members of Marriott Rewards and must register for the promotion. All meetings and groups must qualify for Rewarding EventsSM. Members can redeem their Marriott Rewards points for over 250 rewards, including $250 or $500 in meeting credit certificates, which can be used to offset costs on future meetings.
Double Points – Meeting planners will earn double Marriott Rewards points, up to 100,000 total points, on qualifying meeting charges at any of more than 2,000 hotels around the world.
Triple Points – Meeting planners who pay with a Visa® Card will earn triple Marriott Rewards points, up to 150,000 total points, on qualifying meeting charges at any of more than 2,000 hotels around the world.